1 What is the name of the fictional Italian tenor in the UK ‘Go Compare’ television adverts? Gio Compario
2 ‘Sputnik’ are a series of satellites launched into space by which country? Russia (Soviet Union)
3 How many points are there on a compass? 32
4 In aviation, what does STOL stand for? Short TakeOff and Landing
5 Which late actor/comedian is credited with saying ‘A day without laughter is a day wasted’? Charlie Chaplin
6 The character Pooh-Bah appears in which Gilbert & Sullivan operetta? The Mikado
7 The names of how many US states begin with the letter ‘O’? 3
8 What was the nickname of late US boxer Michael Dokes? Dynamite
9 Poet W H Auden died in which European city in 1973? Vienna
10 Which London performing arts centre, the largest in Europe, opened on 3rd March 1982? Barbican Centre
11 Breve, Mocha and Americano are all types of which drink? Coffee
12 Which US actor did Elvis Presley’s daughter, Lisa Marie, marry in 2002? Nicholas Cage
13 Which former footballer and manager co-wrote the UK television series ‘Hazell’? Terry Venables
14 Basil, Fidget and Hiram Flaversham are all characters in which 1986 Disney film? The Great Mouse Detrective
15 Who is the patron saint of Winchester Cathedral in England? Saint Swithun
16 During which year was the ‘Red Card’ introduced in the game of football in England? 1976
17 English singer David Bowie was born with which surname? Jones
18 Which disease acquired its name in 1976 when an outbreak of pneumonia occurred among people attending a convention of the American Legion in Philadelphia? Legionnaires Disease
19 Which African country is known as the ‘Great Red Island’? Madagascar
20 Alana Hamilton, Penny Lancaster and Rachel Hunter have all been married to which British singer? Rod Stewart